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Settling Grudges with Turkeys and More from Early American History

May 02, 2022
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Title: Settling Grudges with Turkeys and More from Early American History

Description: Today we are joined by Sarah Tanksalvala of the Rejects and Revolutionaries The Origins of America Podcast to talk about some of the strangest and most surprising episodes from pre-Revolutionary American History. Sarah will tell us Gunpowder Plot organizers, the last battle of the English Civil War and other fascinating and less known facts of early American history.

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[00:00:00] Today, we're joined by a very special guest and beyond the big screen alumni, Sarah tank, Savala of the rejects and revolutionary American history podcasts Sara's podcast tells the story of American history from its very beginnings. These are all stories and events that are now widely known and are all, many of them are definitely stranger than fiction.
So you hear people talk about early American history and their. You know, talking about the revolutionary war era and it's just like, no, no, it started so much before that and all that, this was going on, like all these debates and all of this, all these struggles were going on at the same time. And it was just like, or in that earlier time than it was just amazing.
We're going to do this as sort of a top 10 list, the top 10 surprising facts about the 17th [00:01:00] century American history and moments that would definitely be stranger than fiction and deserve

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Steve Guerra is a historian and podcaster who hosts three different shows. He started with the History of the Papacy Podcast in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast that delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews. His newest show, Organized Crime and Punishment, takes a deep dive into the roots, evolution, and impact of organized crime across different cultures and countries.
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